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. but to fight it is clear she is not dead. 234* fact, she doesn't even exist. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. tonight there are questions about what quarterback teo knew about the hoax and when. leslie brinkley is here now with the latest for us. >> the one thing that is certain is the girlfriend never existed. the question is now was he behind the hoax or a vehicle tim of the hoax. here are both sides of this bewildering story. notre dame's star line backer endured the death of his grandmother and then his girlfriend within six hours of each other last september. he says he met his girlfriend after the 2009 stanford football game. the on-line relationship included her involvement in a serious car accident and then her death. >> the love of my life. the last thing she said to me was i love you. >> he then lead the irish to a series of stunning victories propelled by his success and his inspirational story. he was a finalist for the heisman trophy as he president co-ed to grieve publicly for his girlfriend. >> my brother called me and was crying and crying and crying. that's when i kn
apparently never existed. abc's dan harris explains the incredible tale of fame and deception. >> reporter: it was one of the most dramatic and emotional stories in recent sports history. manti te'o, the star linebacker for notre dame, enduring the death of both his grandmother and then his girlfriend within just six hours. >> you take the love of my life. last thing she said to me was, "i love you." >> reporter: te'o then went on to lead his team to a series of epic victories. propelled by his success and his story, he was a finalist for the heisman trophy. all along, he spoke freely about his twin tragedy. >> older brother called me and he was just crying and crying and crying and that's when i kind of knew, but i was still in denial. >> reporter: but tonight, word that that girlfriend, lennay kekua, never existed at all. the story, first reported on the sports news website deadspin, says she was a hoax, and the picture we all saw was of another woman who is very much alive and says she doesn't know te'o at all. late today, notre dame released a statement that coaches were informed by te
temperatures are rising in the accu-weather forecast. >> good evening, i'm dan ashry. >> and the search is on tonight for a man who tried to kidnap a toddler. >> new here on abc 7 news at 5:00 we spoke with the child's mother. it happened in east san jose. a man walked up to the mother and try td take her bill lirl. -- little girl what. mother has to say about this attempted kidnapping. >> the mom just left the police department headquarters here about an hour ago. she was here all afternoon working with a sketch artist this, is what they came up w the mother says this is the face of the man who walked up to her east san jose front yard yet evening, chatted just a moment then tried to take her 3-year-old daughter. the mom man wrathed to get her back, and he is a stranger and ran away down the street. this little girl's mother called what happened crazy. >> my daughters and i were playing out side. the guy was walking by and he started to talk about my, how pretty my daughters were and nationality and all that. and he knelt down to talk to my 3-year-old and just picked her up by her ankl
causing major waves. abc's dan harris has been covering scientology for years. he's here, now, with the sorry. good morning, dan. >> reporter: good morning. scientology is fighting back against the book by lawrence wright, about the inner workings of the faith and some of its famous members. >> when you're a scientologist, you see life but you see things the way they are. >> reporter: from celebrity members like tom cruise, to the legions of worker bees behind the scene, lawrence wright's new book "going clear" is a sweeping look at scientology. >> life after death is life after death. >> reporter: the book traces the faith from its founding by l. ron hubbard, to its current leader, david miscavige. >> i've never met a more compassionate being. we're lucky to have you. thank you. >> reporter: some high-ranking church officials have accused miscavige of being abusive. debbie cook once ran the mecca in florida. >> i witnessed mr. miscavige physically punching. >> reporter: she testified that she saw miscavige punch a scientology executive. while he never hit her, he did order hi
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